Associacao de Apoio as Meninas e Meninos da Se

The mission of the Association is to develop projects and actions which defend and guarantee the rights of the child and adolescent. It works with children in situations of high risk, living on the streets, including pregnant teens and also at-risk children and their families in poor inner city communities. It provides services to, guides and accompanies these groups of individuals, all of whom suffer various kinds of violence, with the aim of empowering them to lead healthy, fulfilling lives.

Associacao de Apoio as Meninas e Meninos da Se
Rua Djalma Dutra, 70
Luz
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 01103-010
Brazil
11 3229 3935

President

Heidi Ann Cerneka

Management Team

Everaldo Santos Oliveira, Mario Donisete Crispin, Claudia Mathias.

Board of Directors

Heidi Ann Cerneka, Joanne Teresa Blaney, Marina Dughera Vital, Renato Jose Bicudo, Aparecida Eliane Nicoletti., Everaldo Santos Oliveira, Mario Donisete Crispin, Claudia Mathias.

Project Leaders

Emma Sara Boustead

Mission

The mission of the Association is to develop projects and actions which defend and guarantee the rights of the child and adolescent. It works with children in situations of high risk, living on the streets, including pregnant teens and also at-risk children and their families in poor inner city communities. It provides services to, guides and accompanies these groups of individuals, all of whom suffer various kinds of violence, with the aim of empowering them to lead healthy, fulfilling lives.

Programs

Projects have a holistic approach - psychosocial care and legal assistance, non- formal education. Centre for Defence of the Child and Adolescent - includes HOUSE 20, a drop in centre where activities/services are offered to at-risk community children and high risk street children with aim of guiding and empowering them to secure a better path in life. Nucleus for Support of Youth - includes project To Be A Woman for high risk teens and teen mothers with focus on reproductive health.

Statistics on Associacao de Apoio as Meninas e Meninos da Se

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2010: $317,000
  • Annual Budget for 2008: $550,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $576,000
  • Other funding sources: Global Fund for Children, Jangada Group Italy, Sao Paulo Municipal Fund for Children and Adolescents, Bottletop UK.
  • Religious Affiliation: none